Bhutan Ferro Alloys to decide on FeSi expansion next month

Bhutan Ferro Alloys will make a final decision next month on whether to proceed with a long-delayed expansion plan to add 8,000-9,000 tpy of new ferro-silicon capacity at its works in the eastern Himalayas through the installation of a new 12 MVA furnace.

Currently, Bhutan Ferro Alloys is considering importing most of the equipment from international plant suppliers although cost considerations may lead the company to secure a portion of the facilities domestically instead.

“There is also the question of cost; if the project wins board approval, we expect the project to come on stream within...


November 27, 2003

12:19 GMT